Alex Marshall Receives AV Preeminent Award

The Raleigh criminal defense and litigation firm of DeMent Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that Alex Marshall has undergone successful peer review at Martindale Hubbell.  He has been awarded the AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney rating from the survey of 30 of his peers who rated him on five distinct criteria: Legal Knowledge,…

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Russell W. DeMent listed in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

The Raleigh criminal defense and litigation firm of DeMent Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been listed in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in America’s General Criminal Defense Section and to its DUI/DWI Section.  Rusty has more than two decades of courtroom experience.  He is an AV…

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Alex Marshall Joins the Criminal Defense Practice

We are pleased to announce that Alex Marshall has joined the firm’s criminal defense team from the Wake County Public Defender’s Office.  “Ours was not the only firm that sought Alex to join their team,” says managing partner Rusty DeMent.  “He has a promising career ahead of him and we are excited to be a…

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Partners Included in NC Super Lawyers 2021

We are pleased to announce that Russell W. (Rusty) DeMent and James T. (Jim) Johnson have been included in the 2021 Edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers. Rusty is the 2021 Lawyer of the Year in DWI for the Raleigh metro area.  He is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, is commonly…

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Rusty DeMent included in the 2021 Legal Elite

The criminal defense and litigation firm of DeMent Askew & Johnson in Raleigh is pleased to share with you that Russell (Rusty) DeMent III has been listed in the Business North Carolina Legal Elite Criminal Defense Section in 2021. This is Rusty’s 9th inclusion to the list. Rusty is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer…

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Firm Included in Best Law Firms for 4th Consecutive Year

Best Lawyers/US News & World Report Best Law Firm 2021

The Raleigh criminal defense and litigation firm of Dement Askew & Johnson is pleased to announce that it has been included in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America Best Law Firms list for practice in Raleigh as follows: Metropolitan Tier 2 – DUI/DWI Defense Metropolitan Tier 3 – Criminal Defense: General Practice…

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Russell W. DeMent III is Granted Fellowship to Litigation Counsel of America

Russell W. DeMent is a Litigation Counsel of America Fellow

We are pleased to announce that Russell W. DeMent III (Rusty) has been granted Fellowship to the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). He is listed in the Criminal Law Section. The LCA is an honorary society whose invitation-only membership is limited to just 3,500 Fellows nationwide, representing less than .05% of American lawyers. Prior to…

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